The most important people in mining will not be among the movers and shakers at the high-profile event this week.
A high court has ruled that compensation to women who have to take care of sick miners could ease the gendered harms imposed by the industry.
#MiningIndaba: Why the real mining investors won’t be in Cape Town this week
Court case could force gold industry to pay out miners' daughters and wives
Science could be closer to unravelling the riddle of menstruation-related mood disorders
A little extra money in young women's homes can go a long way towards protecting them from HIV infection. So can a little bit of concern.
Ebola tore into the fabric of family life, and the relationships that bind them. These are two similar stories, with very different endings.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.